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April 28, 2016
On April 28, Day of Mourning, join one of the ceremonies across the Ontario. Pause a moment to honour lives forever changed, and renew your commitment to workplace health and safety.
April 12, 2016
Members of the Ontario Public Service Employees Union (OPSEU) will gather outside the gates of the Waypoint Centre for Mental Health Care on Tuesday to show their solidarity with recent victims of

Ebola Hazard Update

Ebola Hazard Update

This Ebola Health Hazard information for OPSEU members is provided to supplement information from Public Health Ontario, Ministry of Health and Long-term Care (MOHLTC), and the Public Health Agency of Canada, and explains your rights under the Occupational Health and Safety Act. OPSEU will provide continuing updates as they become available. Read more...


April 6, 2016
Toronto – Two top Ontario cabinet ministers must take the blame for a violent attack that badly injured four staff at Waypoint Centre for Mental Health Care in Penetanguishene, the President of the
March 8, 2016
Responding to PTSD by supporting our first responders
February 18, 2016
Owen Sound – A recent survey of OPSEU Local 276 employees with the Owen Sound Family Health Team has exposed toxic working conditions, with two-thirds of staff who took the survey reporting they ha
January 28, 2016
The alarming issue of workplace violence at the hands of patients at some Ontario mental health hospitals was central to talks at a conference hosted by the Ontario Council of Hospital Unions.
January 22, 2016
In Elliot Lake, OPSEU Local 604 President Janice Martell has embarked on
November 5, 2015
Tracey Newton has been a nurse for more than 25 years, but only recently has she been afraid to go to work.
November 4, 2015
There have been more than 300 incidents of workplace violence at the Providence Care, Mental Health Services site in the past year, mostly on the adult mental health units and the forensic unit.
November 3, 2015
(Toronto) The Ontario Public Service Employees Union has filed an appeal with the Ontario Labour Relations Board (OLRB) to order Providence Care Mental Health Services to place security on an inpat
November 3, 2015
Earlier this week, I was stunned when three security guards threw me out of the annual Canadian Council for Public Private Partnerships conference.
November 3, 2015
Where: Entrance to Providence Care Mental Health Services, 752 King St. W., Kingston
October 23, 2015
The union representing Ontario public servants has appealed a decision by the Ministry of Labour not to hold the Brockville Mental Health Centre (BMHC) responsible for an attack on a nurse.